49 Results for “Board Chair Peer Network”

Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Part 2: Non-family Staff Peer Network: Racial Equity Discussions with Board and Staff

May 13, 2021
Join the your peers and the NCFP Fellows for a follow-up to the April 15 Peer Network event. This interactive conversation will cover how to address racial equity internally. Discuss how to approach tough conversations and how to bridge the gap that oftentimes exists between board and staff on equity issues. Bring your topics, favorite resources, and questions for peer Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Non-family Staff Peer Network: Power and Family Systems

July 1, 2021 | Jamie Forbes, Ellie Frey Zagel
Jamie Forbes and Ellie Frey Zagel will bring their expertise from years working with families to this conversation on power and family systems. Explore family business models, culture, and best practices in collaborating with families as they relate to forging connections and power dynamics across generations. Come with questions, prepared to engage in a great discussion with peers. As a Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Non-family Staff Peer Network: Racial Equity Discussions with Board and Staff

Join the NCFP Fellows for an interactive conversation about addressing racial equity internally. Discuss how to approach tough conversations and how to bridge the gap that oftentimes exists between board and staff on equity issues. We will open with a brief dialogue from the Fellows and move into a group discussion. Bring your topics, favorite resources, and questions for peer staff Read More
Blog | From NCFP

Calling Family Foundation Board Members to Join a Journey on Racial Justice

Mary Mountcastle, June Wilson, and Kelly Nowlin speaking at the 2019 National Forum on Family Philanthropy Learn more about the Racial Justice Learning and Action Network. In 2018, the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) announced its second class of fellows, naming Kelly Nowlin, June Wilson, and Mary Mountcastle as distinguished fellows. Each of us independently chose to focus our Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Strategic Lifespan Peer Network: A Conversation with the Hazen Foundation

January 25, 2021 | Cristina Jiménez, Lori Bezahler
Join President Lori Bezahler and Board Chair Cristina Jiménez from the Edward W. Hazen Foundation, a private foundation established in 1925 that is committed to supporting organizing and leadership of young people and communities of color in dismantling structural inequity based on race and class. Learn from the board and staff of this spend down foundation committed to equity and Read More
Blog | Featured Article

Lessons for Family Foundation Board Chairs from the 2020 Trustee Education Institute

October 30, 2020 | Tony Macklin
  During NCFP’s recent Trustee Education Institute (TEI), I heard a recurring theme especially applicable to current and future board chairs of family foundations: effective governance of a family foundation takes more work than you’re typically prepared for.  All board members have a responsibility for effective governance. But the board chair is tasked with helping clarify the board’s roles and Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Non-family Staff Peer Network: CEO Performance Reviews

Following our last discussion on board chair dynamics, members wanted to know more information on CEO performance review processes and templates from peers. Join this conversation in June as we take a deeper dive into the importance of CEO performance reviews, and how your organization can support talent management and diverse staff at your foundation and your grantees. Read More
Blog | Network News

News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation; Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; Russell Family Foundation; Bader Philanthropies; Nathan Cummings Foundation; Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund; Meadows Foundation; Indiana Philanthropy Alliance; Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation; Grantmakers for Effective Organizations; Rasmuson Foundation; and the Pew Charitable Trusts. Read More
Events & Webinars | Conferences and Workshops

2018 Trustee Education Institute: The Signature Seminar for Family Foundation Board Members

NCFP’s Trustee Education Institute provides a comprehensive introduction to all of the key legal, investment, ethical, grantmaking, and family dynamics issues facing family foundation board members. Featuring a faculty made up of NCFP’s senior staff and highly respected philanthropy experts, this three day, intensive seminar typically covers: What does it mean to be a steward of both the public’s trust Read More